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2027379 - Import Phase of a Language Transport (Import) ends with Return Code 8 (RC8) due to the error "Table <Table name> is not in Nametab"


  • The import of a language package initiated via transaction SMLT finishes with a Yellow Status Code (Yellow Triangle) as per Figure 00: SMLT Language Overview. 
  • A further examination the "Overview of Transport Logs" screen shows a Return Code of 8 (Ended with Errors) for one or more packages of the transport request as per Figure 01: Transport Logs Overview for the Import phase of the language transport.
  • A detailed examination of the Import Phase transport log shows the cause to be one or more "Table <table name> is not in nametab" errors for tables in the language transport as per Figure 02: Transport Log (Detailed).

Figure 00: SMLT Language Overview



Figure 01: Transport Logs Overview.



Figure 02: Transport Log Display.



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KBA , BC-CTS-LAN , Language Transport Tools (application server ABAP) , Problem

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